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Can You Get Rid of Cellulite?

By JustMommies staff

Cellulite…it’s nearly every woman’s natural nemesis regardless of body type. Cellulite does not discriminate, is very tough to reduce and has little to do with a person’s weight. What is Cellulite? In simple terms, cellulite occurs when fat deposits expand and move towards the surface of the
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Atkins Diet

By Rebecca Pillar

In 1972, Dr. Robert Atkins published a book called: Dr. Atkins’ Diet Revolution. This book was a result of Dr. Atkins own research and experience with his own weight loss and the weight loss of his patients. Many diets today focus on limiting fat and calories while increasing physical activity. Dr.
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Alli: Information on the New Weightloss Pill

By Rebecca Pillar

The diet industry is a multi-billion dollar a year business in the United States alone. One cannot turn on the television without seeing at least one commercial for a new diet or exercise program. Many promise amazing results with little effort. While many might be able to offer short term fixes, the
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All Fats Are NOT Created Equal

By Elizabeth Yarnell

Whereas it used to be that dieters were advised to avoid all fat, we are just starting to learn about the differences in fats and how some fats are actually good for your body. We’ve heard about saturated fats, unsaturated fats, and lately there’s been a lot of talk about trans fats, but the messages
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A Full Stomach Equals a Full Mind

By Elizabeth Yarnell

It seems as if the school year begins earlier and earlier each year. Politicians would have you believe that as long as kids are in the classroom, they are learning. In truth, there is so much more to learning than simply showing up: eating the right foods helps, too. Studies have shown that malnourished
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8 Tips to Lose Weight Easily: Just Cut Out Soda & Sugary Drinks

By Connie Bennett

Soda and other sugar-sweetened drinks are on my mind lately. Not because I drink them myself, but because just cutting out the non-nutritive, sugar-filled, potentially harmful beverages is a highly effective way—if not the most easy way—to lose weight and improve your health. That’s right. Just
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7 Fast Food Meals You Can Eat and Still Lose Weight

By JustMommies staff

Losing weight is hard and more and more people are losing the battle of the bulge. According to the CDC, more than 66% of Americans are considered overweight or obese. Becoming more active and eating right are still the best ways to lose weight. One of the many obstacles to losing weight is the fast
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5 Energy Boosting Foods

By JustMommies staff

Oatmeal -- check! Bananas -- check! Print this list out and bring it on your next grocery run. We all need that extra energy boost from time to time; especially busy moms who never seem to get a minute to relax -- or God forbid -- take a nap! Here’s a list of “super foods” that will help you get
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When Should I Schedule My Child's First Dental Exam?

By Rebecca Pillar

Being a parent is tough. Everyday we are faced with new challenges and adventures. As the old cliché goes “Children don’t come with instruction manuals” so we rely on doctors, nurses, family and friends for advice when questions arise. Many new and exciting changes take place with our little ones
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Getting Your Kids to Brush Their Teeth

By Armin Brott

Dear Mr. Dad: Our five-year old refuses to brush his teeth—almost every night my wife and I end up screaming at him (and each other) and he ends up in tears. We’re thinking about bagging the whole idea. Does he really need to be brushing his teeth at this age? If so, what can we do to make the process
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